Originally Posted by harrison'samonster
that's a good point, they tried w/ Moss and Brady put up huge numbers that year, and more recently w/ the double TE sets. And early in his career it didn't matter as much because they had a Parcells team coached by Billicheck that was stronger defensively than offensively.
You know that D some key heart and soul kind of players. The sort of intangibles that are hard to replace. But the Pats kept shipping them out or had guys retiring on them. Strange management decisions by Bill.